|eclipse location on linux [message #317687]
||Wed, 11 July 2007 17:44
Originally posted by: dingfelder_nospam.gmail.com|
where do you linux eclipse users put eclipse?
Personally, I would prefer to put one copy in a central location, such
as /opt/eclipse, and then have each user put their workspace in
I am wondering if there are any downsides to doing this, or should each
user have their own copy of eclipse?
|Re: eclipse location on linux [message #317705 is a reply to message #317692]
||Thu, 12 July 2007 03:35
Originally posted by: mknauer.innoopract.com|
Take a look at this help page:
It explains some concepts and is a good starting point for further reading.
Lionel van den Berg wrote:
> Although I haven't installed Eclipse on Linux I have done so for Netbeans,
> Poseidon and many other tools and applications. In the old days I would
> also put Thunderbird and Firefox in there, but they are up to date enough
> in the packaged form of most distro's now that I don't bother.
> I always put these in /opt with /opt mounted from a separate partition so
> that when I upgrade I don't have to reinstall all the apps.
> I also then put symbollic link in /usr/bin, that way all users can either
> run from a console or they can create shortcut using the global command.
> Can't see any downside.
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